The Friendly Computer
No accessories required!
Plugs directly imo yourVTC 20
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Loading the Cartridge and Starting the Game.
1. Turn your VIC-20 OFF before inserting or removing the
2. Insert the cartridge (label side up) into the wide expansion
port on the back of the computer.
3. Turn the VIC-20 ON. After a second or two, the opening title
should appear on the screen. (If the title doesn't appear, turn
your VIC-20 off then back on).
Adjusting Screen Position
Tocenterthepictureusethe Hand fi» keys. Each time you
press the W& key, the picture will move to the right, and when
the ■» key is pressed, the picture will move towards the
bottom of your TV screen. Keep using these two keys until you
are satisfied the picture is centered within your screen. (NOTE:
Once the game has begun you can not change the screen
Eliminating Screen Flutter
On some TV sets with automatic fine tuning your screen may
"flutter" up and down when using a computer or video game. To
correct this, hold down the BAifl key and hit the Bfl key.
(NOTE: Doing this with a standard TV set may cause the screen
Smash through increasingly difficult levels. You control the
paddle — moving from right to left . . . center your paddle
beneath the smashing ball . . . sending it back towards the
wall . . . smashing through the blocks.
3 different games in one. Choose your level of play by
pressing . . .
F1 Normal Play
F2 Special Play
F3 Progressive Play
Each time you smash through to the ceiling, your paddle
cuts down to 1/2 of its original size . . . more skill, more action
and more fun.
Only played with game paddles . . .
Fire Button Starts game
Paddles Controls movement of game paddle
Red Blocks 10 Pts.
Light Blue Blocks 20 Pts.
Pink Blocks 30 Pts.
Green Blocks 40 Pts.
Dark Blue Blocks 50 Pts.
Yellow Blocks 60 Pts.
There are no 60 point blocks in progressive play.
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© Copyright 1981 by Commodore
Business Machines, Inc. All rights reserved.
No part of the programs or manual included
in this work may be duplicated, copied,
transmitted or reproduced in any form or
by any means without the prior written
permission of Commodore.
VIC 20 Computer
TOO OONT HAVE TO BE A COMPUTER EXPERT TO USE
THE COMMODORE VIC 20 - THE FRIENDLY
LUMFUIUI -.- -C_ ZC IS INSERT THIS CARTRIDGE
AND TURN IT ON!
EACH CARTRDGE GIVES YOUR VIC 20 A TOTALLY
DFFERENT PERSONALITY - GAME MACHINE,
CALCULATOR WORD PROCESSOR, CHESS MATE,
CONSULTANT OR DECISION MAKER.
VK CARTRDGES COME IN SEVERAL DIFFERENT
CATEGOflCS. WITH COLOR CODED LETTERING OR LABELS TO HELP YOU
FMD THE AREA YOU'RE INTERESTED IN - RECREATION & GAMES (REDJ,
EDUCATION JBLUE), BUSINESS & CALCULATION (GREEN), HOME UTILITY
(ORANGE). AND COMPUTING AIDS (BLACK).
1 YOU'RE RWTERESTED IN ARCADE-STYLE ACTION LIKE JUPITER
ANDES. SOPHISTICATED STRATEGY GAMES LIKE SARGON CHESS, OR
PRACTICAL PROGRAMS UKE HOME FINANCE OR VICWRITER, YOUR VIC 20 IS
Printed in Hong Kong